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Costa Concordia (RETIRED) 548 Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 26

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Western Mediterranean (Rome Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 17, 2008
Ship: Costa Concordia (RETIRED) 548
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 9 years ago
Boarding was a pleasure compared to the Costa Ancient Treasures trip to Istanbul.
The cabins at the back were great (180 degree view) BUT we were too close to the Londra Lounge which made loud noise till 1-2am each morning.
The ship is beautuiful, with everything you need, The gym was a bit dissapointing compared to the one on the Costa Meditteranea or Atlantica
The food was fantastic and the service excellent - we found the staff all round superb
The tour gourp organisation was good except that with few english speaking guests we were limited

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Maybe just too much Italian

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
A bit small but this is cruise after all - the balcony at the back was fantastic and we could open our interleading door and have an extra large balcony to share with our travel companions
3 out of 5
Nothing much to write home about but fun none the less
3 out of 5
Should have stayed on the ship - not great
5 out of 5
The St John Church and use the local bus - its an experience
Don't Miss: St John Church as well
5 out of 5
The only issue was too little time in Port Great city and clean!!! Definitely a visit again option
Don't Miss: The open bus tour gave us a great overview
5 out of 5
A tour is a must
Don't Miss: The souks
5 out of 5

Pros: The well organised logistics and a great ship!

Cons: Too many Italians and not enough english speaking tourists

Recommends Costa Concordia (RETIRED) 548? Yes!

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